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In the glacier’s shadow. Built in 1903, the church on the ancient farm Ingjaldshóll is the oldest concrete church in Iceland. Christopher Columbus is said to have spent time in this area absorbing lessons from the experienced Viking seafarers before embarking on his voyage to the Americas. The farm lies in the shadow of the […]

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The historic farm Ingjaldshóll lies in the shadow of the Snæfellsjökull glacier. Christopher Columbus is said to have spent time here absorbing lessons from the experienced Viking seafarers before embarking on his voyage to the Americas. In the first photograph below, we see the Ingjaldshóll church at dusk. Churches all over Iceland are illuminated pink […]

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